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This Day In History: Crowbar defeats Ric Blade, Matt Sydal Makes His JAPW Debut

On this day, May 19 in 2001 at “The Meltdown” at the New Alhambra (now 2300 Arena) in Philadelphia, PA, Crowbar defeated Ric Blade in a non JAPW Light Heavyweight title match.

Full Results from The Meltdown:

  • J-Train defeated Papadon
  • Chino Martinez defeated The Rockin Rebel by countout
  • Tommy Suede defeated Supreme Lee Great
  • The Moondogs 2000 defeated The Christopher Street Connection
  • Don Montoya defeated Mike Quakenbush
  • JAP Heavyweight Champion Homicide defeated JAP NJ State Champion Crazy Ivan
  • JAP Tag Team Champions The Insane Dragon and Dixie defeated Da Hit Squad
  • Crowbar defeated JAP Light Heavyweight Champion Ric Blade in a non title match

On this day, May 19 in 2007 at “Holy Ouch” inside St. Joseph’s School Gymnasium in Carteret, NJ, Matt Sydal would make his JAPW debut taking part in a 4-way that consisted of the current JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Archadia, Human Tornado, and Matt Cross.

Full Results from Holy Ouch:

  • Danny Demanto & Corvis Fear defeated the Ecstacy Connection
  • Alicia w/Jonny D defeated Daizee Haze
  • Delirious defeated EC Negro
  • Jay Lethal & Azrieal beat the OutCast Killaz via DQ to retain the JAPW Tag Team Championship
  • Grim Reefer pinned Bandido Jr. of La Familia to retain the JAPW NJ State Championship
  • Archadia won the 4 Way against Human Tornado, the debuting Matt Sydal and Matt Cross
  • Eddie Kingston of BLK OUT defeated B-Boy of the SST.
  • JAPW World Heavyweight Champion Low Ki stomped The Necro Butcher to death to retain the JAPW Championship

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